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Bukhara CBD Cape Town

33 Church Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 0000
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
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LOCATION
33 Church Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been to this restaurant several times during our visits to Cape Town. We always enjoyed the food which was a very high standard and had great service. However, this was not the case on our last visit. Our order arrived after a half...More

Thank Traveler817443
FrequentFlier743063, Guest Relations Manager at Bukhara CBD Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day, Traveler817443, Thank you for taking the time to review us. At Bukhara we strive for excellence in service. We are terribly sorry to hear that you did not experience this with us during your most recent visit with us. We would like the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Listen, I know curry. I have eaten at some of the best Indian restaurants and curry houses in my home country in the UK and in the best of the best cities (London, Manchester, and Birmingham). So it is with a level of earned authority...More

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FrequentFlier743063, Guest Relations Manager at Bukhara CBD Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Max, Thank you for taking the time to send us your valuable feedback. Our Bukhara V&A Waterfront strives to provide the best dining experience. We are glad you experienced just that. We hope to have you dine with us again, soon. Kind regards, Bukhara

Reviewed September 5, 2018

We were one of 3 parties in the restaurant. Waited at least 20' to place order with waiter (Tariq?) no where in sight. Waiter did not check on us during dinner. THEN to make matters worse, we handed him our payment with a 15% tip,...More

Thank BackPacker439278
FrequentFlier743063, Guest Relations Manager at Bukhara CBD Cape Town, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2018

Hi BackPacker439278, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are very sorry to read that this was your experience with us. This is not the service we strive for. We would like the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Kindly send...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

اسوء تعامل ، اذا تريد ان تطلب اكل اسيوي لاتستطيع ان تطلب الهندي ، مطعم معروف ولكن يفتقر للامكانيات وخاصة انه طلبنا كولا ولكن لم يكن موجود، الطلبات تتاخر . Worst deal, if you want to ask for Asian food you can not ask the...More

Thank Nourah A
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hi there Nourah A, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are extremely disappointed to hear that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We would like the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Kindly send us an email to...More

Reviewed August 17, 2018

Five people all shared vegetarian dishes from the menu. Very good. Not outstanding. Nice place. Good service.

Thank Yehudah3
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hi Yehudah3, Thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal. We hope to have you dine with us again, soon. Kind regards, Bukhara

Reviewed August 13, 2018

I always go to this restaurant each and every time I go to Cape town and want Indian food. The menu is good, but a bit heavy on the salt. I always do the Lamb saag. The level of spicy needs to be specified as...More

Thank EVA H
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hi there Eva, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are delighted to know that you return often for our spicy Lamb Saag. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Bukhara

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Just like Haiku on the same block as this restaurant, it has kind of been deserted by the people. I know they have stores in the Waterfront and hope they are what these two establishments ( Bukhara and Haiku Central Business Districts ) USED TO...More

Thank ShaneC2294
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hi there Shane C, Thank you for the review. We appreciate it and hope to see you again, soon. If this is something that you would like to discuss further, kindly send us an email to feedback@Bukhara.com with a copy of your review. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

First night in CT and made our way down to the V & A. Chose a table with a view over the waterfront. Plenty of choice on the starter and main course menu and me and my friend mixed and matched on both. Service was...More

Thank lostsoul2015
Management response:Responded August 13, 2018

Hi there lostsoul2015, Thank you for taking the time to send your constructive feedback. We do appreciate it. We hope to provide you with amazing Indian Cuisine accompanied by great service again soon. Kind regards, Bukhara

Reviewed July 21, 2018

Popped into this restaurant having heard about it from a friend. Must admit that i was a little disappointed. The restaurant itself is very nice, but the service just lacked the level that we have become accustom to in Cape Town. The meal itself was...More

Thank trev0rm989
Management response:Responded July 29, 2018

Good day, trev0rm989, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are terribly sorry to hear about your experience this with us. This does not sound like the service we pride ourselves on. We would like the opportunity to discuss this further with...More

Reviewed July 19, 2018

Recently had dinner at Bukhara with friends. We really enjoyed our meal and found the service prompt and helpful. The food was tasty - the hot dishes appropriately hot and the less hot dishes survivable for those who don't enjoy the heat as much! We...More

Thank John_Mar_274
Management response:Responded July 29, 2018

Dear John_Mar_274, Thank you for taking the time to review us. At Bukhara we strive for excellence in Indian cuisine and service, we are delighted you experienced just that. We look forward to having you dine with us again, soon. Kind regards, Bukhara

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Bridget C
December 1, 2017|
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Response from Dev1185 | Reviewed this property |
Bukhara is child friendly Indian restaurant, that could be an option especially if you don’t want a traditional Christmas lunch. Have to take the kids to ratanga junction, great theme park for kids
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Rups13
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Tebogo M | Reviewed this property |
apologies for late response. best to use card. they're affordable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Church Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 0000
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